SOURCE: Smithsonian Magazine
August 27, 2019
155 Years After His Death, Abolitionist John Pierre Burr’s Epitaph Updated to Include His Father, Aaron Burr
Two of the most famous figures in American history share more than space in a history textbook.
SOURCE: Washington Post
The article features the research of Sherri Burr and quotations from Annette Gordon-Reed.
by Donald Yacovone
When memory and history meet, sometimes irony is the result.
SOURCE: National Constitution Center
Aaron Burr was. But presidents can't be.
Hillary Clinton’s Email Problems Are Not as Bad as When Vice President Aaron Burr Was Indicted for Murder
by Laurence Jurdem
She can take comfort in the fact that while many view her situation as dire, Aaron Burr’s was far worse.
by Donald J. Fraser
Like Trump, Burr was despised by his peers.
by Peter Charles Hoffer
In the next year, the public opinion will have occasion to revisit President George W. Bush’s attempts to ferret out and punish suspected terrorist
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